July 2003

West Country Sketches


Solo Violin, 8 minutes (five movements) “Castle Cary”, “Launcells Cross”, “Watern Tor”, “Wells Cathedral”, “Wimborne Minster”.

Written to a request for recital material from my daughter, Ruth Palmer.

First performance (with dancer Antonia Grove and choreographer Raphael Bonachela) on 14th July 2003 at St Andrew’s Church, Cheltenham, as part of the Cheltenham International Festival of Music.

First London performance (unaccompanied) on 29th February 2004 at The Purcell Room.

Sample Score Pages